Colourful Camouflage

Location: Kagoshima, Japan

A rustle of leaves sounded beneath my feet, and my eyes flicked to the ground. I scanned the patch of twisted twigs and other litterfall, hoping to catch the source.

But it was either too fast or it hid itself too well, for when I looked, this is all I saw:

Pretty good camouflage, right?

Wrong!

For this is what I truly saw:

This little lizard’s camouflaging abilities need some improvement. Just a little…

Plestiodon (Toothy Skinks)

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